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Imperial Fists - Pramus Kholosk by Greyall Imperial Fists - Pramus Kholosk by Greyall
"Endurance is all we have left. To steel ourselves and let Horus' venomous blade shatter against our righteousness. No more shock. No more mourning. No point in contemplating the future of the Imperium. The only difference between the traitorous lot that's coming for us and the next Ork invasion is that we know them. As far as I am concerned, that is an advantage."

Pramus Kholosk, The Castle, Sergeant of the Munchaust Squad

A Terran-born warrior from before the Emperor reunited with Rogal Dorn, Kholosk survived the Heresy, finally meeting his end at the very beginning of the Great Scouring, when he seemingly went berzerk during the boarding of the Iron Warriors' cruiser "Ferrus Candent". Though a cruel blow for the Legion, many saw the old veteran's reckless behaviour as liberating and natural, Kholosk having gone through the events of the Heresy with a stone-hard calm that was unsettling for all but the fire-and-ice collective mindset of the Imperial Fists.

Pramus Kholosk's most distinctive feature was his choice of Armour, the MKI Terminator Armour, of which he was one of the very few to sport, among Legionnaires. Though incredibly durable and providing immense strength to its wearer, MkI Tactical Dreadnought Armour (actually never having gone past 'Prototype' status) was extremely unwieldy and presented serious visibility issues. This made it almost prohibitive for boarding actions, but Rogal Dorn, appreciating Kholosk's valuing of his relic wargear, created the concept of boarding squads specialized in creating bulkwarks inside enemy ships. Over time, Pramus Kholosk became a legend among those Astartes companies and squads dedicated to void warfare.

This guy was a real challenge. As you may have noticed, his armour was inspired by this one [link] . I do hope Forgeworld gets to do it, someday. Thanks for watching and commenting, everyone. Cheers.
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8-bitAsher Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Professional General Artist
Very cool take on the MK I!
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Shamblin85 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013
Been waaaay too long since i did a color for one of your pieces greyall, Think i'm going to work on this one ^^
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saimurai Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Professional Filmographer
This was my first ever 40k model, given to me to encourage me. I've repainted it several times, still using it in my Wolves army. Never read a nice back story like this before. 
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phiq Featured By Owner May 26, 2013
Nice interpretation of that original (lacking) design. Good stuff.
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Greyall Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013
Danke =)
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Impguy101 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Its a very good rendering of MkI Terminator Armour. And since im an Imperial fists fan ill say: just keep the art coming! Have you sent it to forgeworld yet?
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Greyall Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
I've posted it on their Facebook. No reaction from them, but a good few likes =)
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Impguy101 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Well that sucks. Try emailing games workshop or the White Dwarf staff rather. Ill check and see if i have contact details somewhere
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Armel Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I never thought I'd see such a great rendition of this old concept ^^
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Greyall Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012
Thanks =)
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